HijackRAT Android Banking Malware

The British National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) ,Alert and  relaesed a warning of a new malware developed for the Android platform.

The HijackRAT (Remote Access Tool) siphons private data such as text messages and contact details from the device, and goes after banking credentials by replacing banking apps with a spoofed version of those apps.

HijackRAT attacking two-factor authentication mobile banking systems

The HijackRat deletes antivirus software and to evade detection disguises itself as “Google Service Framework”.

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